50000 Revisions Committed to R

October 10, 2009 | Yihui Xie

oday Romain Francois posted an interesting topic in the R-help list, and you can read his blog post for more details: celebrating R commit #50000. 50000 is certainly not a small number; we do owe R core members a big “thank you” for their great efforts in this fantastic statistical language in ... [Read more...]

ggplot2: Back-to-back Bar Charts

September 23, 2009 | learnr

On the ggplot2 mailing-list the following question was asked: How to create a back-to-back bar chart with ggplot2? For anyone who don’t know what I am talking about, have a look on a recent paper from the EU. I’d like to create plots like the graph... [Read more...]

brew: Creating Repetitive Reports

September 9, 2009 | learnr

United Nations report World Population Prospects: The 2008 Revision (highlights available here) provides data about the historical and forecasted population of the country. In exploring the future and past population trends it is relatively easy to subset the dataset by your selected variable. __ file population names(population) [Read more...]

Let’s All Go Down to the Barplot!

September 3, 2009 | jebyrnes

I’m back for another pean to ANOVA-loving experimental ecology. Barplots (or point-range plots – but which is better is a discussion for a different time) are the thing! And a friend of mine was recently asking me how to do a decent barplot with ggplot2 for data of moderate complexity (...
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ggplot2: more wicked-cool plots in R

July 20, 2009 | Stephen Turner

As far as I know there are 3 different systems for producing figures in R: (1) base graphics, included with R, (2) the lattice package, and (3) ggplot2, one of the newer plotting systems which is, according to the creator Hadley Wickham, "based on the grammar of graphics, which tries to take the good ... [Read more...]

Simple Data Visualization

July 16, 2009 | jebyrnes

OK, so, I know I already raved about one Hadley Wickham project and how it has changed my life last week. But what can I say, the man is a genius. And if you are using R (and let’s face it, you should be) and you want simple sexy ... [Read more...]

Two plot with a common legend – base graphics

June 6, 2009 | Paolo

If you need to share a common legend between two graphs using the ggplot2 package/paradigm take a look at this post from the Learning R blog.The code below solves the same task using the R base graphics.png( "2plot1legend.png", width = 480, height = 68...
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